Looking at the maps of other Spokanes (previous blog posts) reminded me of a totally unsatisfactory exchange I had with The Washington Post a few years ago.
I had a question and still regard the answer as ludicrously inadequate. As if anyone outside Missouri hears "Spokane" and thinks of the hamlet in the Show Me State.
After clicking on this, go down to the sixth paragraph.
But seeing as how the well-regarded editor/columnist here passed away several years ago, it's probably time to let this go.